Remember to have a safe and happy holiday. Its never a bad idea to be reminded of some basic safety tips when handling fireworks. Check out the Firework Tips From Safe Kids US below:
Summer memories often include lighting sparklers and watching fireworks during 4th of July celebrations. However, hundreds of children are injured by fireworks each summer. Fireworks can cause serious burn and eye injuries. In 2010, 3,400 children under age 15 were injured by fireworks. Of these injuries, over 70% occurred in the weeks surrounding July 4th.
The safest choice is to leave fireworks to professional use.
- Children should never play with or light fireworks or sparklers.
- Adults who use fireworks should not use them around children.
Safekids.org - Fireworks are Not Child's Play